Hackers of the DarkSide group, which allegedly attacked the operator of the Colonial Pipeline in the United States, announced that they had stolen the data of the French branch of the Japanese corporation Toshiba, NHK reported, citing the cybersecurity company Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc.
As reported by Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc., about 1.00 on Friday, the hacker group DarkSide published a statement on the darknet, according to which it stole 740 gigabytes of secret information and personal data of the French branch of the Japanese corporation Toshiba. Toshiba, in turn, said that it is studying this issue.
Earlier it was reported that the hacker group DarkSide encrypted the data of the largest US operator of the Colonial Pipeline with the help of a ransomware virus. As a result, deliveries via the pipeline that supplies fuel to the Atlantic coast of the United States were stopped. In 17 states and the capital, an emergency mode was introduced. Experts at the World Economic Forum believe that this cyberattack could become one of the most expensive in history.